Sign Off: The Last Days of Television

Sign Off: The Last Days of Television

by Edwin Diamond
     
 

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Sign Off takes on network coverage of Three-Mile Island, riots in Miami,sex, the selling of politicians, the "electronic church," hyped-up news programming,and more. It is the third book by Ed Diamond to come out of the News Study Group he heads at MIT. The others, Tin Kazoo and Good News, Bad News are also available in paperback.

Overview

Sign Off takes on network coverage of Three-Mile Island, riots in Miami,sex, the selling of politicians, the "electronic church," hyped-up news programming,and more. It is the third book by Ed Diamond to come out of the News Study Group he heads at MIT. The others, Tin Kazoo and Good News, Bad News are also available in paperback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262540391
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
06/23/1983
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
15.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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"Diamond understands journalism and the business of over-the-air broadcasting, cable and satellite, and anyone interested in how this nation will communicate in the decade ahead ought to own this book." Fred Friendly

Fred Friendly
Diamond understands journalism and the business of over-the-air broadcasting, cable and satellite, and anyone interested in how this nation will communicate in the decade ahead ought to own this book.

Meet the Author

Edwin Diamond was Professor of Journalism at New York University, where he directed the News Study Group, and was media columnist for New York magazine.

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